BOONE — As the town of Boone pursues a potential flood study in cooperation with the Army Corps of Engineers, town leaders are studying a new tax district in the Blowing Rock Road area as a possible source of revenue for stormwater improvements.

BOONE — The N.C. Court of Appeals on July 17 upheld a Superior Court decision to dismiss a lawsuit against the town of Boone filed by Lot Management Solutions Parking — a privately-owned and operated parking enforcement business in Boone.

West of downtown Blowing Rock, the otherwise tranquil Broyhill Equestrian Preserve at the L.M. Tate Show Grounds will be a massive scene of activity over the next two weeks as thousands will attend the Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show.

Janet Soles James, 75, passed away peacefully on Saturday July…

David E. “Dave” Otto, 85, of Sugar Grove, N.C., passed away Ju…

North Carolina politicians and policy analysts have been arguing for decades about targeted economic incentives. I have my own view on the subject, which I’ll share later in this column, but I think it would be helpful first to describe four very different takes on the issue.

The Canadian government, lining the pockets of its dairy producers, imposes high tariffs on American dairy imports. That forces Canadians to pay higher prices for dairy products. For example, Canadians pay $5.24 for a 10.5-ounce block of cheddar. In Washington, D.C., that same amount of ched…

If Mitch McConnell’s Senate can confirm his new nominee for the Supreme Court, President Donald Trump may have completed the capture of all three branches of the U.S. government for the Republican Party.